Time for a video doing a specific RAW edit. This is a basic edit, showing my normal workflow from beginning to end. If you’re just getting started with Darktable, or RAW editing in general, this is a good summary of the whole process. Despite my somewhat boring story at the start, stick with it. ;)
The basics of crop, exposure, histograms, white balance, local contrast, drawn masks, denoise (profiled), velvia, vibrance, saturation and vignetting are introduced, and I even manage to find a bug in Darktable (fixed in under 24 hours after I reported it).
A couple of corrections:
- velvia mid-tone bias avoids saturating the midtones, in order to keep skin tones looking natural.
- The drawn masks used in this video were introduced in darktable 1.4